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Blockchain yourself! Companies are being renamed to raise the price of their stocks

The cryptocurrency madness is continuing – companies are starting to change their names to include the word “blockchain”and thus raise the price of their stocks. According to the report from Verge, Drinks Corp became Long Blockchain, which instantly raised the price of its stocks by 200%. Similarly, a startup from California called Vapetek change its […]

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U.S. government plans on storing confidential information using the blockchain technology

Each day more governments from around the world are adopting the blockchain technology, thanks to its transparency, security and immediacy. One of these governments is the United States government which plans on using the blockchain technology to store sensitive and confidential documents. The project will be executed in cooperation with the tech giant Microsoft and […]

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The U.S. Considers Regulating Cryptocurrency Market Like Japan

There are speculations that the US government is all set to follow Japan’s path and establish regulatory norms for cryptocurrency (virtual coins like bitcoin and Ethereum) trading. Last week, the Japanese government and its financial watchdog the Financial Services Agency (FSA) officially permitted and licensed 11 cryptocurrency exchanges including BitFlyer, the country’s biggest trading platform […]

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Ensuring Fare Representation Of Women In Cryptocurrency Domain

The whole financial industry is currently dabbling around cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Ether, etc. To put it simply, these virtual currencies operate without formal banking system; hence, they are decentralized. Other important factors are the security and transparency they offer via encryption techniques powered by blockchain technology. As blockchains keep a public digital record of every […]